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Super Echinacea - 30ml Extract

Regular price R 100.00 ZAR
Regular price Sale price R 100.00 ZAR

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Echinacea, or Purple Coneflower, is one of the most commonly used herbal medicines globally - however particularly in American and European medicine. Historically it has even been used in Native American medicine in order to treat various ailments such as sinusitis. Today it is found in most pharmacies as a treatment for colds and flus, however it can even be used to treat pain, inflammation and migraines.

  1. Immune support and boosting
  2.  Anti-inflammatory
  3. Lowers blood pressure
  4. High in antioxidants
  5. Anti-anxiety

Long Description

Echinacea is a family name for a group of flowering plants which are part of the daisy family, originally it is native to North America where they grow primarily in open plains and forests. In our extract we make use of both the root and aerial (flower, stems and leaves) parts of the plant due to the impressive array of active constituents which each hold, therefore allowing for the entourage effect to take place within the use of a single plant. The most commonly known active compounds are caffeic acid, rosmarinic acid, polyphenols, phenolic acids, alkamides and many more. 


Being high in antioxidants, Echinacea is well known for its abilities in reducing the effects of oxidative stress on the body. Loaded with compounds such as flavonoids, cichoric acid and rosmarinic acid, which as antioxidants aid in preventing and managing chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and organ tissue health. These antioxidants are most prevalent in the flowers, where polyphenols are most prevalent in the leaves and primary metabolites in the roots. 


In being an immune tonic, it is best known for its beneficial effects on immunity. There are many studies worldwide which have shown that it aids the immune system in combating viral infections, bacterial infections, and aids in speeding the healing process. Acting in this way it can be used as both a preventative medicine and as a treatment focused medicine. 


With numerous other benefits, this plant is a true powerhouse ally. Along with being one of the best immune tonics it is additionally known to lower blood sugar levels, lower anxiety due to the presence of alkamides, treats inflammation, is anti-cancer and even aids in the treatment of skin conditions such as bacterial infections. 

 

Dosage

10 drops 1-3 x per day 



Ingredients

Echinacea  Purpurea root, flowers, stem and bark, Rain Water & 99% Laboratory Grade Ethanol.